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SCAI ACC.14 Choosing Wisely Campaign Tests Treatments to Avoid Cath Lab

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) issued a list of five specific, evidence-based recommendations that should be avoided in the care of patients who have, or are...

Cardiac Science, Mortara, Burdick, ECG

Cardiac Science is selling its diagnostic cardiology product line to Mortara Instrument Inc. The business consists of the Burdick and Quinton brands and associated products. The transaction does...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

The electrocardiogram (ECG) stress test remains one of the most widely used diagnostic tools for detecting coronary heart disease. While the basics of stress test systems have changed little since...

While there are plenty of automated blood pressure (BP) monitors designed to be used for clinical applications, most of these devices will not work in cardiac stress test applications. ...

Stress tests are an important tool to help diagnose narrowed arteries in people who come to the emergency room (ER) with chest pain but are not confirmed as having a heart attack. Scheduling a...

Recent advances in electrocardiogram (ECG) stress testing systems include better waveform analysis algorithms, improved connectivity with electronic medical records and wireless lead systems to...